Teaching Modules


Women in the Prohibition Era

Introduction: Description

Prohibition Failed

"Prohibition Failed: Pelase do something about it"



This lesson plan uses both primary and secondary sources to teach the history of women in the Prohibition era.

It was created by Adrian Wieszczyk as part of a collaboration between Temple University and Bryn Mawr College Special Collections for National History Day.

Unit: US History

Grade: 9-10th

Duration: 70 minutes


Adrian Wieszczyk